New prison for Cork

13th June 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie The Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Mr. Alan Shatter T.D. has welcomed the support given to him by the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality for the decision on the development of a new prison in Cork. Speaking at the Joint Oireachtas Committee debate on […]

Buttimer welcomes 150 new jobs for Cork

5th March 2013 By David O’Sullivan news@TheCork.ie Fine Gael Cork South Central TD, Jerry Buttimer, has today (Tuesday) welcomed the announcement by FireEye of 150 new jobs for Cork. “The announcement by FireEye that it will create 150 new jobs in Cork is very welcome news. This decision reinforces Cork’s image as a centre for […]

[Audio] “Post no bills” says FG Cllr

[Audio] “Post no bills” says FG Cllr

26th February 2013 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie “Illegal posters are blighting the image of Cork City.” That’s the view of Cllr Joe Kavanagh. The Northside Fine Gael representative says the gluing of posters – mostly advertising politcal meetings – to lampposts, postboxes, and public bins is as bad as graffiti, and encourages to littering. Under the […]

AUDIO: CCTV installed to stop vandalism in Graveyards

AUDIO: CCTV installed to stop vandalism in Graveyards

26 February 2013 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie CCTV Cameras are being installed in Cork City Cemeteries to reduce crime. Sinn Fein Cllr Henry Cremin proposed the motion after anti-social behaviour in “Saint Joseph’s Cemetery”, Ballyphehane first in June 2012, and later in December when headstones were vandalised. Cork City Council has agreed to install 24 […]

Language skills are crucial for success

Language skills are crucial for success

26th September 2012 By David O’Sullivan david@TheCork.ie Marking the European Day of Languages today (Wednesday), Fine Gael Senator for Cork South Central, Deirdre Clune, is joining the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs (EGFSN) in calling on individuals to focus on boosting their foreign language skills to take advantage of the multiple job opportunities for […]

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